Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications (see BillFrost.tv). In addition to being a Senior Staff Writer at CableTV.com, Bill is a Senior Writer and streaming TV columnist at SLUGMag.com and host/producer of TV Tan Podcast. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.
Did you know that Hulu is an acronym for “Horror: Unnerving, Loathsome, and Unrelenting”? Got you—that was the trick. Now here’s the treat: We’ve scoured the depths of Hulu’s horror vault and collected our 11 favorite scary movies on the service, just in time for Halloween.Read more
Netflix isn’t our go-to streaming service for horror movies (we think Tubi and Hulu offer way more scary choices), but we’ve found nine we recommend checking out this Halloween season. From slashers to witches to aliens to social media to sharks, it has a little something for everyone.Read more
If you’re looking to get your Halloween scares on for free, there are few better ad-supported streaming services than Tubi, the haunted home of hundreds of good, bad, and really bad horror flicks. Just think of the commercials as designated breaks to refill your popcorn bowl (or any other kind of bowl).Read more
One of the bigger selling points of streaming TV is that it’s usually less expensive than cable or satellite . . . OK, it’s the biggest selling point. We’re not cheap; we’re “dollar-conscious.” But there’s always a new way to save a few bucks, even in the streamverse. We’ve done the research and found five sweet deals for streaming TV services that you can take advantage of right now.Read more
We think YouTube TV is an excellent live TV streaming service—in fact, we’ve named it Cable TV.com’s Best Overall service for 2021. For $64.99 per month, you get 100+ cable and local channels plus an unlimited cloud DVR.Read more
Friends is one of the most popular American sitcoms of all time, airing for 10 seasons on NBC from 1994 to 2004, which adds up to 236 episodes—that’s a lotta lattes. Did we mention that the show mostly takes place in a Manhattan coffee shop?Read more
Your internet options for rural areas are limited because few internet providers build networks in small towns. However, Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Viasat all offer internet service in rural America.
Out of these three internet providers, we recommend Xfinity.
Other streaming services, like Netflix and Prime Video, might have more movies and TV shows, but HBO Max makes up for its smaller quantity with quality. For one, it gives you access to the HBO vault, which includes decades of acclaimed series. For two, HBO Max’s own shows (a.k.a. Max Originals like Hacks and The Flight Attendant) have improved markedly since its 2020 launch.Read more
At $14.99 a month, HBO Max is one of the more expensive streaming services in TV land—of course you’re looking for a deal. So are we, and we’ve found five offers that can save you a few bucks (or even all the bucks) on your HBO Max subscription.Read more